Fifth Chinese Daughter, Jade Snow Wong, SIGNED, 1950, Fine w/Very Good DJ

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Wong, Jade Snow. Fifth Chinese Daughter (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950).
English, SIGNED, First Edition, Later Impression, a Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Near Fine overall, HC, 8vo, 8 1/2" x 5 3/4," 246 pp., including illustrations.
Dark gray paper-covered boards backed with black cloth in a red-orange paper dust jacket. Dust jacket spine possibly sunned. Black lettering on light brown dust jacket spine. Covers have mild rubbing to edges, tips, and head and tail of spine, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket is price-clipped and has possible sunning along spine, light age toning, and slight wear along edges and front and back outer joints, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning and there is a former owner's small bookplate tipped in on front pastedown, else pages pristine and intact. Black-and-white illustrations by Kathryn Uhl included. SIGNED by Jade Snow Wong in blue pen (as "Jade Snow Wong") and with her red artist's seal (in Chinese) on half-title. An autobiography by Jade Snow Wong (1922-2006), a Chinese-American ceramicist and author. This memoir chronicles Wong's life from childhood to adulthood and focuses on her identity as a Chinese American and bridging the gap between Chinese-American and traditional Chinese cultures. Wong's ceramics have been exhibited at many noted art institutions across the United States such as the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), the Art Institute of Chicago, and New York's Museum of Modern Art.